Man under police guard after fatal crash at Doonside

A man is under police guard in hospital after a fatal crash at Doonside overnight.

Emergency services were called to Crawford Road about 10pm (Saturday 24 August 2019), after a Nissan Pulsar and a Toyota Hilux ute collided at the intersection of Coveny Street.

An 81-year-old woman, who was a passenger in the utility, died at the scene; an 83-year-old man driving the utility has been critically injured and remains in Westmead Hospital. Both are from Doonside.

A 22-year-old man from Blacktown was arrested and taken to Westmead Hospital to be checked as a precaution and to undergo mandatory testing. He remains there under police guard.

Officers from the Crash Investigation Unit are conducting inquiries.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

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